Apply to Become a Student Ambassador

Student Ambassador Application

What is a Student Ambassador?

A Student Ambassador is the primary student contact between the public and SUNY New Paltz in the area of Undergraduate Admission. A Student Ambassador is charged with serving as a host to visiting prospective students and their families as well as providing guidance and information over the phone and through e-mail.



What are the job responsibilities of a Student Ambassador?

  • Host prospective students and their families on weekly walking tours of campus.
  • Host campus visits two weekend days a month.
  • Work Open House in the Fall and Accepted Students Day in the Spring.



Who can apply to be a Student Ambassador?

Anyone who is a full-time undergraduate student, resides on campus, and will have sophomore standing for the semester they are applying for.



What kind of person makes a good Student Ambassador?

  • Most importantly, someone who genuinely loves to be part of the SUNY New Paltz community.
  • Someone who enjoys sharing their experiences with others.
  • Someone who is articulate, has good oral and written communication skills, and understands the meaning and importance of professionalism and outstanding customer service.



What else is expected of a Student Ambassador?

Each Student Ambassador is expected to carry out all tasks assigned to them in an exemplary manner. It is also expected that all Student Ambassadors hold a 2.5 cumulative GPA or higher.



How do I apply?

You can apply by submitting the application found below.

Applications are due on Wednesday, February 28th.

Student Ambassador Application

Each application also requires one recommendation form. Please download and print the forms below.They can be submitted to The Office of Undergraduate Admission through inter campus mail to the Hopfer Admission Center or by fax to 845-257-3209.

Student Ambassador Evaluation Form 2018 - Hard copies must be submitted to Jenna Harris in the Office of Undergraduate Admission

Selected candidates will be called in for a group interview. Group interviews will take place from March 5 through March 9. Candidates will be notified by Wednesday, March 13 if they will proceed to the next round. Positions will be offered no later than March 30. Candidates offered a position will be expected to attend tours on Saturday, April 28 and Sunday, May 6 for training.